Armenian premier and UN official discuss cooperation

Armenian premier and UN official discuss cooperation

Public Television of Armenia, Yerevan
25 Oct 04

Armenian Prime Minister Andranik Markaryan has received UN Deputy
Secretary General and UN Development Programme [UNDP] regional
director in charge of the CIS states and Europe Kalman Mizsei. During
the meeting the prime minister noted that the development programmes
worth 16m dollars are being implemented in Armenia. These means are
being mainly channelled into the implementation of the Millennium
Challenge programme and poverty reduction till 2015.

Congratulating the prime minister on Armenia’s indices for last year,
Kalman Mizsei suggested that the profit from the economic growth be
directed to the regions, where there are many social problems which
need to be resolved.

The programme will also assist the development of small and
medium-sized business, high technologies and the struggle against

During a meeting with Armenian Foreign Minister Vardan Oskanyan,
Kalman Mizsei spoke highly of Armenia’s efforts in the struggle against
corruption. Vardan Oskanyan expressed satisfaction with the work of the
Yerevan office of the UNDP which is especially aimed at developing the
economy and has a positive impact on the county’s economy and peoples’
social conditions.

[Video showed the meeting]

From: Emil Lazarian | Ararat NewsPress